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For the past 18-months, the WMC Foundation in partnership with the UW System, the Wisconsin Technical College System, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Department of Workforce have been building a new initiative called The Future Wisconsin Project. They have embarked on a process to help us identify, answer, and be prepared for the outcome of the following questions: Read more ... then link to the following text on different page.
What will Wisconsin/Michigan look like in 20 years?
What will our workforce look like?
What sort of businesses will thrive in our economy?
How will our tech colleges and universities stack up to those in other states?
What sort of jobs will be available?
Will we be able to grow our economy if we can't find the labor to fill the jobs?
The project focuses on (6) Competitive Quality Indicators that we know affect our community:
- Talent Development, Attraction and Retention
- Business Competitiveness
- Global Engagement
- Government Effectiveness
- Life Quality
- Entrepreneurial Spirit
At the November 20th, 2014 Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting a resolution was signed committing our Chamber to becoming part of this forward moving plan. To learn more visit www.futurewi.org